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Our music library is one of the best in North America, boasting a collection of over 250,000 volumes and 160,000 recordings. We also provide access to an ever-expanding number of electronic journals and resources.
We are located in one of the world's most vibrant, multicultural, and arts-oriented cities, and situated next door to the Royal Ontario Museum and the Royal Conservatory of Music.

Based on publications and citations, the University of Toronto leads Canadian research universities in Fine Arts/Music. Our faculty members regularly win prestigious performing arts awards and top-ranked competitive research grants.
The Faculty of Music houses a superb recital hall and opera theatre, in addition to state-of-the art music labs, studios, and abundant rehearsal and practice facilities.

Small class sizes, hour-long lessons, and co-curricular opportunities guarantee a quality experience for our students. Our open, tolerant, and supportive environment nurtures creativity and encourages students to achieve their best.


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1923
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1922
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1921
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1920
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1919
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Topics & Subjects
615
Operas
179
Music
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Harmony
55
Piano music
46
Songs, French
37
String quartets
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thompson, gordon vincent, 1888-1965
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offenbach, jacques, 1819-1880
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haydn, joseph, 1732-1809
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o'hara, geoffrey, 1882-1967
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massenet, jules, 1842-1912
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lavalle, calixa, 1842-1891
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Canadian Sheet Music
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Canadian Sheet Music from the University of Toronto, Faculty of Music Library.
Music - University of Toronto
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Topic: Tonic sol-fa
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Topic: Saxophone -- Methods
Music - University of Toronto
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Copy 2 : Gift of F. Gordon Stanley
Topic: Tonic sol-fa
Music - University of Toronto
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Bibliography: p. [v]-vi
Topic: Music -- Dictionaries
Music - University of Toronto
by Prout, Ebenezer, 1835-1909; Prout, Louis Beethoven
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Topic: Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750
Music - University of Toronto
by Foucher, Georges
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Topics: Violin -- Construction, Varnish and varnishing
Music - University of Toronto
by Strauss, Richard, 1864-1949; Sophocles; Hofmannsthal, Hugo von, 1874-1929
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Music Library copy 1: gift of the Estate of Robert A. Fenn
Topic: Operas
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Topic: Violin makers
Music - University of Toronto
by Thornsby, Frederick W
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"Organ bibliography": p. 357-358
Topics: Organ, Organists -- Great Britain
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Topic: Music -- Bio-bibliography
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Topic: Musicians -- United States Directories
Bibliography: p. [ix]-xi
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Topics: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791, Sonata form
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Topics: Phonetics, Singing and voice culture, Language, Modern -- Pronunciation
Music - University of Toronto
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Pt. 1. Preludes & fugues nos. 1 to 24. -- Pt. 2. Preludes & fugues nos. 25 to 48
Topic: Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750
Music - University of Toronto
by Thornsby, Frederick W., ed
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"Bibliography of The organ", by J.H. Burn: p. 99-134
Topics: Organ (Musical instrument), Organists
Music - University of Toronto
by Key, Pierre V. R. (Pierre Van Rensselaer), 1872-1945; Zirato, Bruno
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Topic: Caruso, Enrico, 1873-1921
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Topics: Keyboard harmony, Harmony, Continuo
University of Ottawa
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Topics: Songs, Provençal, Ballads, Provençal, Folk songs, Provençal, Lullabies
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Topics: Feudalism -- Greece Peloponnesus History Sources, Franks -- Greece Peloponnesus History Sources,...
Music - University of Toronto
by Hart, George, 1839-1891
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Topics: Violin makers, Violin
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Topics: Music, genealogy
Music - University of Toronto
by Strauss, Richard, 1864-1949; Hofmannsthal, Hugo von, 1874-1929; Molière, 1622-1673; Kalisch, Alfred, 1863-1933
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Music Library c.1: gift of the Estate of Robert A. Fenn
Topics: Operas, Ariadne (Greek mythology)
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Topics: Music -- Dictionaries, Music -- Bio-bibliography
Music - University of Toronto
by Forkel, Johann Nikolaus, 1749-1818; Terry, Charles Sanford, 1864-1936
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Topics: Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750, Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750
Music - University of Toronto
by Chaikovskii, Modest Ilich, 1850-1916; Newmarch, Rosa Harriet Jeaffreson, 1857-1940
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"Chronological list of Tchaikovsky's compositions from 1866-1893": p. 726-749
Topic: Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893
Music - University of Toronto
by Hutcheson, Ernest, 1871-1951
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Topic: Piano -- Methods
Vol. [5-15] has title in German: Universal-Handbuch der Musikliteratur
Topic: Music
Music - University of Toronto
by Goodrich, A. J. (Alfred John), 1847-1920
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Topics: Music -- Interpretation (Phrasing, dynamics, etc.), Musical analysis
Includes bibliographical references and index
Topic: Organists, English
Later ed. has title: Music lovers' encyclopedia
Topics: Music -- Dictionaries, Music -- Bio-bibliography
Music - University of Toronto
by Buck, Dudley, 1839-1909
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Topic: Music -- Dictionaries
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Topics: Music -- Dictionaries, Music -- Bio-bibliography
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Topics: Music -- Dictionaries, Dictionaries, Polyglot
University of Ottawa
by Durand, Émile, 1830-1903
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Topic: Harmony
Music - University of Toronto
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Arthur Plettner and Isa McIlwraith
Topics: Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750, Music -- Germany 18th century History and criticism
Music - University of Toronto
by Wilkinson, Charles W; Hipsher, Edward Ellsworth, 1871-1948
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George A. Smale
Topic: Piano -- Instruction and study
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Topics: Violin, Violin makers
Music - University of Toronto
by Cole, Samuel W. (Samuel Winkley), 1848-1926; Lewis, Leo Rich, 1865-1945
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Music Library copy 2: Gift of Nicholas Barakett
Topics: Sight-singing, Vocalises
Music - University of Toronto
by Lovelock, William
texts
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Gwen Duchemin
Topics: Harmony, Music theory, Music
Music - University of Toronto
by Clifford, John H
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A pronouncing dictionary of musical terms--Bibliographical dictionary of musicians
Topics: Music -- Terminology, Music -- Bibliography
Music - University of Toronto
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Topic: Piano -- Methods
Vol. [5-15] has title in German: Universal-Handbuch der Musikliteratur
Topic: Music
Music - University of Toronto
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Topic: Composition (Music)
Music - University of Toronto
by Sourek, Otakar, 1883-1956
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Translation of Dvorákovy skladby komorní
Topic: Dvorák, Antonín, 1841-1904
Music - University of Toronto
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Each volume also has special title-page
Topics: Music, Musicians
Music - University of Toronto
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Topic: Music -- Bio-bibliography
Libretto by the composer
Topic: Operas
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Topics: Sea songs, Sea songs, Folklore of the sea
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Topic: Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix, 1809-1847
Vol. [5-15] has title in German: Universal-Handbuch der Musikliteratur
Topic: Music
Music - University of Toronto
by Schroeder, Carl, 1848-1935; Matthews, John, 1856-
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Topics: Violin, Violin music
University of Ottawa
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Bibliographical footnotes
Topic: Folk songs, French
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Topics: Musical instruments -- Bibliography, Archaeology -- Bibliography
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Topics: Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827, Musical form
Music - University of Toronto
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Topics: Caruso, Enrico, 1873-1921, Singing -- Methods
Music - University of Toronto
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"A list of the principal collections of psalmody issued in Scotland from the year 1700 to the present time": p. [313]-337
Topics: Church music -- Scotland, Composers
Music - University of Toronto
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Arthur Plettner and Isa McIlwraith
Topics: Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750, Music -- Germany 18th century History and criticism
Music - University of Toronto
by Rolland, Romain, 1866-1944
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Topic: Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827
University of Ottawa
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Topics: Songs, Provençal, Ballads, Provençal, Folk songs, Provençal, Lullabies
University of Ottawa
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Topic: Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883
Music - University of Toronto
by Michigan. University. Stearns Collection of Musical Instruments; Stearns, Frederick, 1831-1907; Stanley, Albert Augustus, 1851-1932
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Bibliography: p. [223]-234
Topics: Musical instruments, Musical instruments -- Bibliography
Vol. [5-15] has title in German: Universal-Handbuch der Musikliteratur
Topic: Music
Music - University of Toronto
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Topic: Correggio, 1489?-1534
Vol. [5-15] has title in German: Universal-Handbuch der Musikliteratur
Topic: Music
Music - University of Toronto
by Schindler, Anton, 1795-1864; Moscheles, Ignaz, 1794-1870; Döring, Heinrich
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Includes bibliographical references
Topic: Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827
Music - University of Toronto
by Haweis, H. R. (Hugh Reginald), 1839-1901
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: Violin, Violin makers
University of Ottawa
by Strauss, Johann, 1825-1899; Ferrier, Paul, 1843-1920 La chauve-souris
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Topic: Operas
Vol. [5-15] has title in German: Universal-Handbuch der Musikliteratur
Topic: Music
Doreen Hall
Topic: Tonic sol-fa
Music - University of Toronto
by Hull, A. Eaglefield (Arthur Eaglefield), 1876-1928
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"List of musical compositions": p. 183-195. "Literary works": p. [199]
Topic: Scott, Cyril, 1879-1970
Vol. [5-15] has title in German: Universal-Handbuch der Musikliteratur
Topic: Music
Music - University of Toronto
by Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883; Wesendonk, Mathilde, 1828-1902; Ellis, William Ashton, d. 1919
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Includes biblbiographical references and index
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Topic: Choirboys -- Training of